Sippican Choral Society Singer Recruitment

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The Sippican Choral Society welcomes singers for its 2013 Christmas concert, with rehearsals beginning September 9. Rehearsals are held weekly at 7:30 pm at the Mattapoisett Congregational Church’s Reynaud Hall, 27 Church Street. This location is accessible for those of us with disabilities. New members are welcome to join until September 23. Please arrive at […] Read more »

Rochester Women’s Club Meeting

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The Rochester Women’s Club would like to invite all who are interested to attend our next meeting on September 15. Our guest for the evening will be Naomi Arenberg. Naomi has worked as a public radio host (WGBH radio), a reporter, and as a storyteller and singer. She will be singing and sharing stories of […] Read more »

Dog Park Proposed in Marion

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Sue Maxwell, a dog lover and Marion resident, is proposing that the town consider a dog park in or near the village area. “Dogs need to run and exercise, and there is no place for that to happen,” Maxwell said. Although Washburn Park has an area for dogs to run, play and exercise, there is […] Read more »

Marion Solar Bylaw

To the Editor: We’d like to update Marion’s residents about the status of the Marion Solar Bylaw since the spring town meeting, when a bylaw proposed by the Energy Management Committee (EMC) was nearly approved, lacking only four votes to achieve the two-thirds majority needed for zoning bylaws. While the Selectmen supported this bylaw, the […] Read more »

Waterfront Art Featured at MAC Exhibit

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The Marion Art Center was packed with members and their families and friends who came to see the “Members Show” on Friday night. The biennial event allows members of the Art Center to submit two pieces of art to be displayed in the galleries both upstairs and downstairs. The theme this year was “Art on […] Read more »

Marion Town Party Enjoyed By All

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There was dancing in the streets on Saturday evening, as hundreds of residents came out for the Marion Town Party. Great weather, fantastic food, and lots of music and activities kept people busy as they socialized, danced, and ate their way through the afternoon and evening. The day ended with a fantastic bonfire held on […] Read more »

Marion Concert Band Series Finale

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On Friday, August 30, the Marion Concert Band will close its 2013 season with a concert featuring the music of film composer John Williams and the Boston Pops Orchestra. The program, which includes several pieces frequently performed by the Pops, is as follows: “The Trombone King,” K. L. King; “Light Cavalry Overture,” F. von Suppé; […] Read more »

Dig into Reading

To the Editor: The Elizabeth Taber Library wrapped up this summer’s program for children, “Dig into Reading,” with an End-of-the-Summer-Program Ice Cream Sundae Social. Over the course of six weeks, many children 2-12 years old enjoyed story times, crafts, reading games, a magic show, a Hobbit Party, building Gnome Catapults, creating a Treasure Chest, a […] Read more »

Work Schedule Adjustment for Solar Site

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The Planning Board unanimously granted RGS Energy, the firm responsible for the solar site at 33 North Avenue in Rochester, permission to work on two Sundays in late September due to a shipping delay. According to Jim Mellors, the site superintendent, there has been a delay in the shipping of 10,000 solar modules. He said […] Read more »

High School Welcomes New Students

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Old Rochester Regional High School held their annual “New Student ORRientation” on Friday, August 23. All incoming freshmen were invited to the orientation, as well as school choice students, exchange students and those new to the Tri-Town. The event ran with the aid of several ORR staff and around 40 volunteer ORR students. The orientation […] Read more »